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A Change in Diet Can Relieve Your Pain! | Recovery PT

A Change in Diet Can Relieve Your Pain!

May 10th, 2021

Making healthier eating choices can make a serious difference in your everyday life. The phrase “you are what you eat” is absolutely true. Believe it or not, the foods we eat can make a tremendous impact—both positive and negative—on the chronic pain we may be feeling. Take a moment and try to remember what you

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Stop Saying No to Life: Physical Therapy Can Relieve Your Hip and Knee Pain

Stop Saying No to Life: Physical Therapy Can Relieve Your Hip and Knee Pain

April 20th, 2021

Have you found yourself turning down opportunities to do fun things that you normally enjoy, such as hiking or playing sports with friends? Do you find yourself having to go home early often because of hip or knee pain? If you’re nodding your head “yes” to either of these questions, physical therapy may be a

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5 Tips to Be More Active During Your Work Day

5 Tips to Be More Active During Your Work Day

April 10th, 2021

Where are you right now as you read this? We’re guessing you’re most likely sitting down. We aren’t psychic! It’s just that most Americans spend around 12 hours per day sitting, and sadly, this kind of excessive sedentary behavior has been linked with an increased risk for chronic disease and early death. Some research even

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Are You Dealing With Back Pain? The Cause Might Be a Herniated Disc!

Are You Dealing With Back Pain? The Cause Might Be a Herniated Disc!

March 20th, 2021

If you are struggling with chronic back pain, know that you’re not alone. Millions of people suffer from back pain, making it one of the main reasons for disability and limited activity in America. Pinpointing the exact cause of your back pain can sometimes be an elusive process, as there are several causes when it

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3 Stretches For a Better, Brighter Morning

3 Stretches For a Better, Brighter Morning

March 10th, 2021

Some of us are morning people, and some of us aren’t. Think about it for a second, how do you wake up every day? Do you greet the morning with a smile, or do you wince in anticipation of the pain you’re about to experience once you get out of bed? If it hurts you

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Improve Your Overall Health with These Easy 7 Steps!

Improve Your Overall Health with These Easy 7 Steps!

February 20th, 2021

Do you move every day? Doing so can increase your lifespan, improve your mood, help you maintain a healthy weight, increase your strength, flexibility, endurance, and balance, and help you manage chronic pain and other health conditions. Regular physical activity is so important that our physical therapy team at Recovery Physical Therapy is always looking

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Are You Living With Chronic Back Pain?

Are You Living With Chronic Back Pain? You Don’t Have to Any Longer

February 10th, 2021

The American Physical Therapy Association states that back pain is the most commonly experienced form of pain for Americans. In fact, one in every four Americans has sustained some sort of back pain in the past three months. Chronic back pain is pain that persists for three months and longer. This type of pain can

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We All Know That Stretching is Good for You - But Here Are More Reasons Why You Should Start

We All Know That Stretching is Good for You – But Here Are More Reasons Why You Should Start

January 20th, 2021

Have you ever noticed just how good a nice stretch feels after a nap, when you first wake up in the morning, or after vigorous physical activity? That good feeling just scratches the surface of the many healthy benefits you can get from regular stretching. That’s why our physical therapist commonly recommends specific types of

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Don't Turn to Opioids - Physical Therapy Can Help Treat Your Pain

Don’t Turn to Opioids – Physical Therapy Can Help Treat Your Pain

January 10th, 2021

Find Natural Relief for Your Pains With our Physical Therapists! You have so many things you want or need to do today – but they’ll have to wait until you take your pills. Prescription opioids are powerful medications that can deaden pain for hours at a time. Unfortunately, they can also cause profound new problems

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Relieve Your Stress-Related Headaches Today with Physical Therapy

Relieve Your Stress-Related Headaches Today with Physical Therapy

December 20th, 2020

Headaches are a common issue that can plague everyone from preteens to retirees. However, when recurring tension or stress-related headaches make it difficult to get through your day, physical therapy may be necessary to provide long-lasting pain relief. Our experienced physical therapist has the skills necessary to target the root cause of your headaches and

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